There are 5 ways to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Daylesford by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport to Woodend
  2. Take the bus from Woodend to CFA/Bridport St Daylesford - Melbourne Via Woodend or Castlemaine

$25 - $27

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Ballan Melbourne - Ballarat Via Melton / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ballan to CFA/Bridport St Ballan - Hepburn Springs Via Daylesford

$19 - $23

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Take a taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Daylesford 59.8 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Daylesford 59.8 miles

$8 - $13

Towncar  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Take a town car from Melbourne Airport to Daylesford 59.8 miles

$220 - $300

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Daylesford is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 1 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Daylesford is to taxi which costs $170 - $220 and takes 1 h 11 min.

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The distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Daylesford is 72 km. The road distance is 95.8 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 39 min to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Daylesford, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Daylesford. However, there are services departing from Melbourne Airport and arriving at CFA/Bridport St via Woodend. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 39 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Daylesford is 96 km. It takes approximately 1 h 11 min to drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Daylesford.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Daylesford.
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  • Distance: 44.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 39 min

What companies run services between Melbourne Airport (MEL), Australia and Daylesford, VIC, Australia?

You can take a bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Daylesford via Woodend and Woodend in around 2 h 39 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Woodend to CFA/Bridport St
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
PTV Regional Transit
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Ballan to CFA/Bridport St
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Other operators
Taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Daylesford
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Melbourne Airport to Daylesford
Estimated price
$220 - $300

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